A whispered truth

The presence of her absence is profound. It’s been nearly a month since my mother died and the depth of pain I feel doesn’t have words that can adequately describe it. Today, opening the door of her apartment, still filled with her scent, her things, herself in wispy spirit,  I remembered reading Sartre’s “L’Etranger” in French…

The Season of Giving

I have not yet climbed aboard the shoppers’ train and joined the throngs that fill the malls, trying to find the perfect gift to give during this season of light and magic and love. And, Christmas – the holiday we celebrate in our home – is but a few days away. My children are accustomed to…

And so it begins!

Autumn is here and so are we! Oh, what a wonderful year we’ve had and all because you have helped support our efforts over the past two and a half decades! I think it’s fair to say that SHARE the Project, Inc. has become a tradition now, as a group of very committed high school…

As summer wanes…

…and the days start their ebb into earlier evenings, the preparations for a new school year – everywhere! – are in sight. When I was growing up, that meant new school shoes and later on sneakers for gym class. We got new school clothes, too, and for me, that always included a new pleated plaid…

“Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion,unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another.” ~Erma Bombeck

Make your mama proud!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and while we often ask you to help us here at SHARE the Project, I caught a small ad in today’s New York Times. There is no denying that all not-for-profits rely heavily upon the “kindness of strangers” and their checkbooks, but there is also no denying that we are…